APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR MEDIAFUTURES SUPPORT

Deadline: 28/01/2021
Grant Are you a startup from the media field, working with data? Are you willing to make data exploration both entertaining and informative? Do you question the impact of data and technology on individuals and society? The MediaFutures support programme is looking for startups eager to reshape the media value chain through innovative, inclusive and participatory applications of data and user-generated content.

OSCE: CALL FOR PROPOSAL FOR IMPACT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

Deadline: 31/10/2020
Grant The aim of the #SAIFE project is to develop policy recommendations on the most effective ways to safeguard freedom of expression and media pluralism, when deploying AI. Funded initiatives must support RFoM’s #SAIFE project on the impact of AI on freedom of expression, as well as the overall mandate to safeguard media freedom and freedom of expression across the 57 OSCE participating States.

USAID’S BMAP 3RD MEDIA INNOVATION LAB: REPORTING ETHICALLY DURING A PANDEMIC

Deadline: 09/11/2020
Grant The Media Innovation Lab will gather lead experts in the field and provide different perspectives, teach new skills, and inspire participants to tackle new challenges! On the last day, participants will present their projects to a jury for a chance to receive seed funding of up to $5,000 USD to further develop their prototypes and ideas after the event into full-fledged tools and projects that can be rolled out for use by media across the region.

THE MCGRAW FELLOWSHIP FOR BUSINESS JOURNALISM

Deadline: 15/01/2021
Grant The McGraw Fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce a significant investigative or enterprise story that provides fresh insight into an important business, financial or economic topic. They accept applications for in-depth text, video or audio pieces, and they encourage proposals that take advantage of more than one storytelling form to create a multimedia package.

NIEMAN-BERKMAN KLEIN FELLOWSHIP IN JOURNALISM INNOVATION

Deadline: 01 December 2020
Grant The Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation brings individuals to Harvard University to work on a specific course of research or a specific project relating to journalism innovation. The fellowship is collaboration between the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard.

2020 GABO AWARD

Deadline: 05 October 2020
Grant Fundación Gabo is accepting nominations for the Gabo Prize, the most important recognition of journalism in Spanish and Portuguese, to recognise works presented in all journalistic genres and publication media. Text, video, photography, documentary, radio, podcast, graphic works or animations presented by a person or a team may be nominated.

PREMIO 2020 CLAUDIO WEBER ABRAMO DATA JOURNALISM AWARD (BRAZIL)

Deadline: 01 October 2020
Grant The Cláudio Weber Abramo Data Journalism Award aims to encourage excellence in the use of data by journalists reporting on issues that affect Brazilian society. The award aims to encourage the production and use of open data on topics of public interest in journalism; to encourage active transparency practices regarding the methodology and data sources used in journalistic works; to inspire students and journalists to work with data in their investigations; and to recognise professionals and outstanding works in the field of data journalism.

PULITZER CENTER’S DATA JOURNALISM GRANTS PROGRAM

Deadline: Ongoing
Grant The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is seeking applications for innovative data-driven journalism projects that spotlight under reported issues. This opportunity is open to all newsrooms and independent journalists in the United States and abroad.

JOURNALISM 360 CHALLENGE

Deadline: 20 August 2020
Grant The Journalism 360 Challenge is an open call for ideas using immersive storytelling to discover new ways to engage audiences and advance the field of journalism.
Winners will receive a share of $100,000 for early-stage projects that help expand best practices for technologies including, but not limited to: 360 video, spatial audio, augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality.

JOINT EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR JOURNALISM AND MEDIA SUPPORT

To mark World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) 2020, GFMD, the International Civil Society Organization on the Safety of Journalists Coalition, and numerous GFMD members, partners, and affiliate networks have launched an emergency appeal for support for journalism organisations and independent media in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

THE EUROPEAN DIALOGUE ON INTERNET GOVERNANCE 2019

19 – 20 June 2019 – The Hague, Netherlands
The European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG), an open multi-stakeholder platform to exchange views about the Internet and how it is governed will take place on 19 – 20 June 2019 at the Word Forum, The Hague.

DIGITAL PLATFORMS, REGULATION, AND MEDIA SUSTAINABILITY: A LESSON FOR EUROPE FROM DOWN UNDER

Given the reality of today’s online environment and what it means for conveying accurate, high-quality information, it is important to address underlying mechanisms that have enabled the manipulation of online information spaces. By also addressing how information is created and disseminated from a market viewpoint, not simply a content viewpoint, it paints a more holistic picture of the challenges faced in keeping a citizenry informed.

HIGHWAY AFRICA CONFERENCE 2018

29-30 Nov, 2018, Grahamstown, South Africa
The Highway Africa Conference is a project of Rhodes University (Grahamstown, South Africa). The 22-year old event is supported by a variety of partners including Government, corporate South Africa and development agencies.